Timed event analytics

UPDATE: Perceptive Data have launched RACE EXPLORER as a new service for all timed sporting events.  See more at https://raceexplorer.com The sport event analytics idea came to me some time ago while searching through pages of competitor lists to find both friends and...

Small Data Projects

“Small Data”, it’s often overlooked in preference to its Big Data counterpart…but it’s possible to overcomplicate data analytic projects and walk past the low hanging fruit. Small Data doesn’t require the collection of masses of data, storage...

Emergence of large-scale solar?

Note: The Electricity Generation in Australia dashboard has been updated since this article and can be found here: Australian Electricity Generation Statistics   Large-scale solar is finally beginning to gain traction in Australia according to the most recently...

Embedding Tableau Dashboards in WordPress

Ok, I’ve finally nailed this, I think. Embedding Tableau dashboards within a responsive web page that is. Here’s a video overview, or keep reading below for an explanation of the process. Previously when embedding Tableau within my posts I’ve had a...

Tableau word clouds – quick and effective

Tableau word clouds in action So what are the most popular dog names in Ballarat, Victoria? Fido? Rex? Or are these flashes from the past? An effective way of showing popularity in names (or any text) is to create a word cloud. A Tableau word cloud is quite easy to...